Case Number: 1892

Publisch, Frank, 20 years old, fatally stabbed, 12th St. viaduct, by Ernest Peters, who was arrested, but exonerated by Coroner's Jury. 21st Prect.


Date of Offense October 19, 1898
Date of Death October 19, 1898
Time Between Offense and Death Immediate - death occurred at the crime scene
Address 12th st.
Type of Location Street, or other non-commercial public place/alley
Type of Public Place Other non-commercial public place
Location Description 12th st. viaduct
Total Number of Victims 1
Location 12th st. viaduct
Number of Defendants 1


Name Publisch, Frank
Age 20 years
Gender Male
Race White
Ethnicity Other, european


Name Peters, Ernest
Gender Male
Ethnicity Other, european
Race White


Precinct 21
Allegations of Police Corruption No
Date Defendant Arrested July 20, 1894
Total Number of Defendants Arrested 1


Outcome of Coroner's Judgment Exonerated, Commended
Type of Legal Decision Recorded Coroner's verdict only
Allegations of Police Corruption No